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CBS
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
and northeast now. most of us moving toward the northeast maryland area. from elkton down toward the eastern sections of the county. another batch toward the city now. much lighter down from jacksonville to the dundalk area. and another heavier area, from annapolis to southern maryland. that's where heavy activity is. you folks down there may see gusty winds. very, very heavy rain. and dangerous lightning as well in the next 30 to 40 minutes. bernadette has a look at rainfall coming this afternoon. >>> the biggest thing we've seen with this is the heaviest amount of rain. and in such a short period of time. >>> north of baltimore, 1.77 inches. tv hill, 1.62. crofton, over an inch. no -- millersville, just over an inch. and it was cutting into eastern parts of howard county to northern parts of anne arundel county. elsewhere, we see some rain, but not nearly these amounts. we'll have the forecast coming up. >> bernadette, thank you. >>> the storm has already knocked out power to more than 20,000 bge customers. wjz checked with bge just a few minutes ago. over 7900 customers are without power.
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 4:00pm EDT
now, it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> i'm kye jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. the thunderstorms rumbling across maryland dumping a considerable amount of rain. we caught the downpours coming down a few minutes ago. the storms are heavier with thunder and lightning and others are getting some rain. first warning weather coverage, bob turk tracking the radar, we'll start with bob >> some of the heaviest rain you will see happened this afternoon. looking at radar, we have a batch of activity, it was moving east and northeast. just north of bel-air, and another batch over the city, towards chase, another batch now finally clearing the southern area, that's going to affect the city and still looking for a possible heavy downpour, dangerous lightning. >>> with this line, the heaviest threat is the rain. even with the extreatment heat last week, they were in the upper 50s to low 60s. it's much more muggy with more moisture. when we get the thunderstorms, there's a lot of rain coming out of the thunderstorms. that's what we're seeing we could see flooding. we w
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
on maryland's traffic. is it maryland. >> it is maryland coming up. >> i do that in seven minutes. you do traffic. >> all right. thank you. right now focus on dc because that's where we have a main tieup. this is an ongoing construction project on 16th street and crescent place. this will take place throughout friday. we are talking 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. where you are losing a couple of lanes in both directions and not going to be able to part going southbound because of the work zone. moving to the outer loop in maryland. the delay is setting in and it is growing from colesville road to georgia avenue. our next stop takes us back to the realtime graphics and route 4, route 5 and 301 obviously in the dark. there we go. we will zoom in and show you the traffic is doing fine out here. green cars are telling us everything is moving at speed. 395 northbound, more drivers are hitting the road past duke street to the pentagon. overall still clear crossing the 14th street bridge and 95 before this in virginia going northbound slowing down between the prince william parkway and 123 and again fai
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
economy. he is back in maryland after spending much of the weekend at the annual national governors' association meeting in washington. there he said that without more federal assistance, the danger of a double recession is greater. back in february, he was one of the 47 governors to send a letter to congress requesting that states get more money for medicaid. >>> in the consumer alert, chrysler and ford recalled thousands of vehicles. chrysler is pulling more than 20,000 dodge and jeep vehicles off its slots reportedly because of defective brake tubes. certain jeep libertys and wranglers and dodge rams could have a defect that could cause the vehicle to lose brake fluid ford is recalling more than 30,000 the dance to replace pains -- more than 30,000 vans to replace pins. >>> changes could be on the way for the u.s. postal service. the postal commission will need to consider cutting back the delivery weakened raising prices for some services. instead of delivering the mail six days a week, it could cut back to 5 the starting in the fall. the post office estimates that the change co
FOX
Jul 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
shows hat. dry conditions mainly for tte morning afternoon. look o the% west in western maryland by 2:00. we have showers and thunderstormm organizing. that will continne to move in throughhmonday afternoon and then as we gee in o tuesday, another roond possibly of showers. looks likk for the next couple of days -- looks like everybodiville a moment to 90 on the eastern shore. er. chances for showers nd thunderstorms. winds out of portion of the statt looking at much of the same. 9 degrees. we'll see a 30 percent chance for seeing showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. probably after 3:00 or 4:00. keep the uubrellas nearby. -pyou'll probably start your da off with sunglasses. 84 degrees. looking at chance for showers and thunderstorms % greater around 50 to 60 percent chance. looks like a little more possibillty in oakland ccunty. tonight looking at mainly-clear skies.. temperatures at 77 degrees. a calm wind. tomorrow we'll see sunshine in the mornnng. partly-cloudy skies in thee afternoon. a poteetial for a 30 percent chance of pop-up -pshowers and thunderssorms
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 5:30am EDT
response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. again, that is watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> members of the maryland army national guard are preparing for deployment. new combat tactics are being compared to jujitsu. the new moves are meant to provide enough time to get a weapon or backup. >> it is basic. we stand up against someone, not with the basics but could we get by and get away? yes. >> members of the infantry in dundalk are expected to deploy to the egyptian border in 2011. 67 degrees on tv hill. 76 -- 67. a lack of a certain vitamin could affect your memory. >> changes are on the way for members on the memory to help them recover from the trauma of war. >> a new accident in white marsh. we will let you know how >> welcome back. 75 degrees downtown port all is quiet on this monday morning weather-wise. the could be some rain on your way home from work. it will be drive the sporting. 69 at the airport. 70 in westminster pier 64 in frederick. a mix of sunshine and a few clouds. we expect a high temperature around 89. prius 830% chance after 4:00 p.m. you will run into a shower or thunderstorm. for
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
baltimore and across maryland. had some big thunderstorms out there at times today. a lot of that activity now clearing us to the east but we will still be dealing with some rain this evening. let's take a look at where that rain is right now. maryland's most powerful radar, we have been tracking the storms here all afternoon, you can check out our latest radar picture abc2news.com off the weather page. a big storm up here toward rockville, other than that a lot of this activity has now picked to pushed to the east of baltimore. on the eastern shore from centreville up through chester town you're still getting clobbered with some pretty heavy rain here, one heavy downpour now moving toward the bel air area, you can see as i move in here, there is a pretty decent little storm here, again, just north it would appear, of bel air. so a brief heavy downpour to be encountered in that direction. let's take you to the visible satellite. clouds holding tough for now, we may see a little bit of clearing, i want to give you an early look at tomorrow. 87 or so, mostly cloudy, there will be that chance
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, middle-class priorities include everything from making sure the stakes remain in maryland to foreclosure efforts. middle-class priorities also involve public safety measures like cleaning up the environment. >> [inaudible] >> this is true. the university system still has furlough days and some of its reserve funds were siphoned to help balance the state budget. tuition and fees for full-time community college students went up 8% during his first three years in office. >> this is true, but funding levels were dictated by state law. federal funds are supporting a total of $719 million in education aid. >> tax credits for small businesses to create jobs. >> this is true. the governor pushed through a $5,000 state income tax credit for employers to hire qualified employees of the unemployment line. but according to the permanent business and economic development, only 145 people have been hired so far. >> while other states are that -- while other states are struggling, he is making the tough choices to move at maryland forward. >> he and other governors pressed for washington to step up wit
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 5:30pm EDT
reports 2 more marylanders >>> baltimore county grand jury indiets the city cop accused in the deadly shooting oo ab an unarmed marine. keith is live outside the mitchell courthouse where the city state attorney made the announcement. keith? >>reporter: well, jenniier, ! officer was in indicted today on 2 charges first degree murder and the use of a handgun during a crime. now he's a 15 year veteran of the force and in jail now without bail and police ay the officer shot him 12 times killing him in an off ddty argument june 5th outside a bar. police leaders have and city state attorney put the issue head on during a seemingly frustrating moment. >> i have been working over the course of the last 15 years trying to educate the about the role of the statedia attorney office in these kinds of cases. state attorney office has a role and process to fochlt and we did that. >>reporter: well if convict of murder the officer faces a maximum penalty of life without parole. live in downtoon baltimore, fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> thank you keith. police are still searching for clle in the
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
in maryland is the next stop. roadwork at river road near this exit. and finally northbound 95. looks like more construction at 212. southbound, clean and green, all clear. >>> today after some delay french-based keolis will assume all vre vre operations. it takes over for amtrak which had run vre for the last 18 years. they were scheduled to take control on june 28th but it was delayed due to staffing issues. 80 employees have been hired across the country. nearly all the previous vre conductors, engineers and maintenance staff decided to stay employed with amtrak. officials from the federal railroad administration will ride every vre train to ensure commuter safety. >>> british petroleum says it is making progress on a new effort yet to contain the gulf oil leak. a cap on top of the gusher is intended to provide a tight seal and may allow crews to capture all the oil leaking from the well but as tara mergener reports it may be days a way. >> reporter: oil is gushing unchecked from b.p.'s blown out well as engineers take a shot at containing the crude. over the weekend, underwater reboths
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
chartres' drive. >> the latest poll of likely maryland voters has the governor and his opponent in a tie. 40% of voters support the former governor and 47% favor the democratic governor. that is well within the 4.5% margin of error. a similar poll gave o'malley a six point lead. >> tonight, the doors of the rehabilitation center remain closed to patients as crews tried to fix the air- conditioning system. the state moved 150 people at the center last week and this is not the first reported trouble with the facility. our reporter is live outside the facility tonight with an update. >> the state hopes to move residents back within 12 to 14 days, but not until the office of air quality determines the air-conditioning is working properly. safety concerns forced the removal of residents at 5 01 west franklin street. with temperatures outside soaring past 100 degrees last week, and a broken air conditioning system, living inside the facility became unbearable. >> we never want to put any resident or citizen at risk, especially in these temperatures we have experienced over the summer so far. >
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
are dead, including one american. and maryland teenager was hurt in the blast. we are live with developments. >> a 16-year-old was among the more seriously injured. she was part of a church group watching the world cup when the blast erupted. victims of the terror attack are struggling to understand how a night of triumph ended in tragedy. the target was a popular ethiopian restaurant and a crowded sports field. among the dead are a 25-year-old american. at least six other americans were injured, including a 16- year-old from maryland. she and her grandmother planned to return to maryland tomorrow. the girl was in the restaurant in the blast occurred and now she is in a hospital in johannesburg. a 32-year-old man who is recovering in hospital. >> at the beginning of the second. there was this big explosion. most of the victims were ugandan. >> they did not do this for nothing. >> the obama administration has condemned the attack and a spokesperson said that an fbi team is on the ground and it has pledged its support as the investigation continues. >> members of congress are
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
>>> and bracking news tops our show at 6:00 from temple hills, maryland, lindsey mastis is on the scene of a barricade situation where a man is holed up inside a school bus. how long have police been negotiating and do you know this man's name? >> reporter: the police have been out here since 1:15 and they say they do believe they know who this suspect is. they're not releasing his name at this point. but what happened here at the intersection of allentown road and where i'm at right now, there is a bank of america across the street. and it all started there. they say the suspect and a victim entered. the victim had to get some money out of the bank for this suspect. we're told that at some point that suspect left the bank and the victim told the people inside that she was in fact being robbed. now we have with me over here on the side, this is major andy ellis with prince george's county police department. he ran across the street down into the woods, what do you know at this point? >> well right now we have him cornered on a bus in the woods behind us. our emergency se
CBS
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. maryland state police say that 48-year-old denita haselbar was exiting the freeway. police say haselbar suffered of head injuries. >>> tonight charges are pending against a baltimore driver who hit a teenager and a child. the accident happened right here this afternoon in the intersection of east fayette street. >>> there is a political fire storm brewing in baltimore city pitting big business against the government. the issue here is a living wage, and caught in the middle is workers who could get a big bump in their paycheck. >> reporter: baltimore city passed the first living wage law. >> we are in the process of replacing those old manufacturers jobs and trying to get descend paying jobs for the people of baltimore city. >>> mary pat clark says her bill is aimed at large national retailers like target and wal- mart expanding their presence in the city. business that gross more than $10 million a year would have to pay workers $10.57 an hour. that's more than $3 above minimum wage. >> it's just another way to make business in baltimore for difficult. >> reporter: the cfo of locally o
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. south of baltimore. a lot of rain now in calvert county, p.g. county, and southern maryland. and one sill i just -- cell i just found here. howard county line, may get to you folks in carroll county, which didn't seem much this afternoon. there is hope for you phobes who didn't see -- folks who didn't see a drop of rain. bernadette has a look at other numbers. >>> it came and came so quickly. bigger amounts around the region. 1.77 inches of rain. north of baltimore city. tv hill, just under 1 and three- quarters inch of rain. roland park at just under a half. the thing is, as far as 1-inch- plus amounts. anywhere from northern parts of baltimore county to northern parts of aa county. and clipping eastern parts of howard county. that seems to be the bull's eye. there is that chance for more rounds of rain tonight, tomorrow, and wednesday. we'll have that forecast coming up shortly. right now, back inside. >>> wjz has checked with bge. about 17,000 people are without power right now. just about 7,000 people in the dark in baltimore city. 6600 are out in baltimore county. due to power o
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
went into a bedroom and punched her. a teenager in maryland is among dozens of people that were hurt in new gondar. a militant group set off two blasts. more than 60 have died. among the injured is a maryland teenager. she needs surgery on her leg. we will have more at 6:00 p.m.. >> fairfax police are using a new tactic to find a person that murdered a college student that had just come home for summer break. >> it has been two weeks since the murder and there has been a lot of the information leading to the killer in her case. it could be some kind of a language barrier. >> it is front-page news in the papers. the hunt for a killer fo. the stabbing death is of intense interest in the heart of fairfax county's viennese district. police are urgently seeking any lead in this murder case. reaching out in several languages to find a break. the victim was last seen alive in a shopping center. >> we arthe release of this surveillance video shows her driving through the lot. investigators have not heard from anyone who actually saw her in the 10 minutes between when she left here and was fo
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 5:00am EDT
is incident free. and the outer loop in maryland is tracking that commute. nice and quiet this morning. 95 all the way to 270. that's the traffic. back to you. >>> this morning, vre has a new operator, keolis is replacing amtrak as the company in charge of all vre trains. we have more on how this change will affect commuters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, hopefully the only changes vre riders will notice are cosmetic like new employees, new uniforms but this morning certainly marks the end of an era for virginia's commuter railway. after 18 years of running vre, amtrak is out and keolis rail services of america is taking over. amtrak has run the railway since its beginning but last november tux during vre contract negotiations the french company was the lowest bidder and was awarded an $85 million operations contract. but the changeover has come with some controversy. two months ago, keolis alleged that they would not be ready for the june 28th takeover and clearly the date did slip by two weeks. the problem was vre was struggling to get employees in place. keep in mind, nearl
WTTG
Jul 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
of light sprinkles out in western maryland and some of the other radars are indicating that just a few of those are touching the ground. so it's possible there will be a light shower. most of the rain will hold off until the evening commute and during the nighttime hours tonight as this little piece of energy, see it out into central ohio and eastern kentucky, that will move through here late today and tonight and that will give us a chance of showers. and another piece of energy will come through tomorrow and give us an even better chance of -- we need the rain around here even though we got some on saturday, more needed showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. upper 80 -- 80s to about 90. muggy and showers in the forecast for the day tomorrow. much nicer by wednesday, thursday and friday. hot with highs back in the mid- 90s. >> so a hot week. not 100-degrees but hot. >> certainly more than normal. >>> let's look at traffic with julie wright. >> not so bad if you're traveling in either direction at the wilson bridge with the lanes open. inbound route 50, two pickup trucks stopped, causing
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 5:30pm EDT
rain, in weak of the showers we had saturday we're way behind. let's take a look at maryland's most powerful radar, a lot of the rain beginning to push slowly off to the east. we've got pretty heavy showers, our lightning tracker picking autopsy couple of strokes of lightning down in that direction, we take you up i-95, heavier downpours there, also across the eastern shore in kent county, north of there into cecil county, the southern part of cecil county, heavy rains in that direction, the heaviest rain showers here in baltimore area between essex and dunn doc, over back river, and north of edge mere. tracking a pretty heavy downpour there. dundalk. they are beginning to break up towards frederick. showers around and a few storms could linger overnight tonight. we'll talk about the outlook for the next few days coming up. really a big shift in the weather pattern as we get to wednesday. rosy. >>> extreme home makeover is building a home for girls hope. transforming an empty lot, where young women can start the road to a new life. we went behind the scenes with a builder to find ou
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 5:30am EDT
as you make your way out the door this morning. stay with us, we have more good morning maryland coming right back after thirty -- back after this. mousse temptations by jell-o. a rich and airy treat. ♪ because after you've washed the bills... and paid all the dishes... it's finally me o'clock. enjoy it with mousse temptations. three decadent flavors. 60 calories. it's me o'clock. time for jell-o. >>> here are top stories we're working on this morning. an american is among the 64 people killed in two bombings in uganda. they happened in locations at the capital as people watched the final of the world cup. several other americans were wounded. >>> spain is celebrating its first world cup title after beating the netherlands. 1-0. madrid erupted in jubilatfkion. . >>> if you snowstorm notice gasoline prices falling over the past two weeks, you aren't alone. the average price for a gallon of regular dipped almost four cents at $2.73. mid-grade was going about $2.87. the cheapest gas was $2.43 a gallon in jackson, mississippi. >>> all new this morning: a wildfire has caused dozens of peop
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
from maryland is among the injured. and tonight terror expert have a new concern. this is the first time this militant group has carried out an attack outside somalia. >> reporter: the final minutes of the world cup association tournament in johannesburg. millions glued to television screens all over the world. in uganda, it was an opportunity for terror. three bombs ripped through bars as fans watched the match. there was no warning. >> an explosion. and then the second one went off. >> reporter: at least one american was kill in the bombings. a san diego based aid group called invisible children named him. while others were wounded. ugandan police believe a militant group from somalia with ties to al qaeda may have been responsible for the bombs. a severed head and legs indicate they were suicide attack. >> they have started using suicide bombings, they target civilians and that's on one side. they engage in conventional guerrilla war. but they are using explosives and suicide bombings. a very unpleasant form of war fare. >> reporter: last week, the commanders called for attacks a
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00am EDT
when it will arrive in maryland's. >> right now we are in joint a nice commute. nice commute. he inherited a $1.7 billion budget deficit... then an economic crisis. but martin o'malley went to work. cutting $5 billion in waste and government spending, while also making opportunities for middle class families a priority. freezing college tuition four years in a row, record investments in our schools, and tax credits for small businesses to create jobs. while other states are still struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody.
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
and moments ago, we learned that one of the injured is a teen from maryland and as joel brown reports, a somali group is claiming responsibility. >> reporter: emergency workers rush fans to the hospital after a bomb went off in a club. a militant group scaried -- carried out the attack. >> we were just watching. >> reporter: an american aide aide work is among the dead. several members of a pennsylvania church group were injured. uganda's president lashed out against the terrorists. [ indiscernible >> reporter: the white house condemned the attack and says that president obama is deeply saddened by the loss of life. >> reporter: the attack marks the first time that the group has struck outside its base in somalia. they want the peace keeping troupes out. and u.s. officials say they'll work with the government to bring the attackers to justice. at the white house, joel brown, wjz-13, eyewitness news. >>> and the american killed, a 25-year-old nate hen was a former university of delaware student--. >> one of the girls injures is from ellicott city. >>> and the rematch is on. there's a 1
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
. -- thousands went without. pepco is planning to work with the council. rupp >>> bill, maryland -- rockville residents can rest easy now that a second water main repair is complete. >>> two men are in custody after a impersonating police officers. courtney robinson is reporting from langley park. >> we understand from two sources that at least one of these men worked as a security guard for a company that provides security for a bid for a station apartments, where everything took place early yesterday morning. the victims are also residents of this apartment complex. according to prince george's county police, around 3:30 yesterday morning daniel blaylock and kennedy ventura approach the victim's on 15th avenue in the black suv with flashing lights. they showed badges and and they robbed the victims. we spoke with one man who did not want to go on camera because he knows both of these men, but says that he's not surprised. he had heard about similar things happening with other security guards. >> you are not even safe even though you have security. you have to deal with the day- to-day situa
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
is being considered. >> we are live here with cutie appear for adoption. we are at the maryland spca health center. details coming out. >> and early morning accident in curtis bay to avoid. we will run down the >> a very good morning to you. if feels wonderful outside. 75 degrees to start things outside. it will be another warm one. we do have a slight chance for showers later this section. we're at the hampden pet wellness center. it is part of the spca of maryland. all proceeds go to the spca. you could hear some meowing in the background. cutie is be more cooperative than her sister tucci. cutie is starting to lose some of energy. >> we have two kids up for adoption. >> tell us about it. >> this is a wellness center and provides basic wellness care, exams, vaccines. >> there is a real need for. >> will receive hundreds of calls a week for this service. >> sounds good. there is also a lot going on. we have a unique happy r. coming up. >> on friday, july 23, we have a happy hour from 3:00 p.m. until 7:30. >> we do have some shower potential late this afternoon. a better chance overnight an
WTTG
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, 47% to 46%. tom fitzgerald has been looking at the numbers. maryland is a solid democratic state. how did ehrlich make the race so close. >> he has had help in the form of a sluggish economy and slug i iish economic recovery. only 11% of the marylanders in the poll said the economy is good. 44% said it is bad and that's not good for o'malley. he's trying to make the case he steered the ship through rough waters but when you look at this, many voters think the waters haven't calmed at they m switching back to the old captain, and that of course is ehrlich. >> how is o'malley campaign responding to this today? >> you don't want to make too much of the number. ehrlich is in the lead for the first time but it is still a dead heat in the race. so the campaign was active. the governor appeared outside of theist's house with area union leaders who voice support for the election. and they launched a campaign called tough choices and it highlights the budget problems that he says were left to him by ehrlich, listing what o'malley has done in the last four years to fix that. >> how are both sid
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
they there may still be more victims. news 4's tracee wilkins has more from langley park, maryland. >> reporter: prince george's county coupolice are describing these suspects as predators, saying they're preying on folks and betraying their most sacred trust, as police. >> anytime it's a cowardly act. >> reporter: police say that's exactly what these two men did in langley park 3:30 sunday morning. >> badges, of course police written across their clothing. they were dressed in police duty gear. and just led the victims to believe that they were police officers. >> reporter: prince george's county police say 24-year-old bl daniel baylock and 20-year-old kennedy ventura attacked and robbed two people in on 15th avenue in lngley park after distracting them by pretending to be cops. police say the men, who are believed to work as security guards, were in a black suv with flashing green strobe lights. most of the people who live in this section of langley park are nonenglish-speaking immigrants, who have just come to america and are learning the way that our police department works. making them per
WTTG
Jul 12, 2010 4:25am EDT
to you. >> major health concerns this morning for people living near a military base in maryland. coming up, next. >> my brother, my mother, my sister and my father all live within a 10-mile radius of the fort and they all contracted a form of cancer. >> but is there a real connection? we'll take a look. >>> the tiny hazard in your home that could talk a danger. that's still ahead. time is 4:37. we are coming back. after the break.  >>> making headlines at 4:39 this morning. new concerns that a local military base could be linked to a string of cancer cases. dozens of people showed up to a town hall meeting in frederick, maryland, saying that cancers in their families could be related to fort dietrich. a young mother who died from an aggressive form of brain cancer two years ago, now, her mother is battling kidney cancer. >> in my heart, i know this wasn't something some curse over my family. i know it was something in our water, air, soil, anything. >> nobody from fort dietrich was at that meter. saturday, a website was launched, saying. >>> it could be days before we fin
NBC
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in question. >> governor martin o'malley is back in maryland after attending the ash -- attending the annual national governors' association meeting. the governor says, without more federal assistance, the danger of a double-dip recession is greater. o'malley was one of 47 governors who sent a letter to congress requesting that states did more money for medicaid. some residents have joined in a lawsuit against bethlehem steel. the current operator of this e- mail -- the steelmill for failing to clean up pollution. state and federal officials have ticketed them over 20 times since then. more testing of the area is under way. the justice department may launch a new legal assault on arizona's new immigration law. attorney general eric holder says the law would take effect at the end of the month, but it may promote racial profiling. >> arizona's tough new immigration law is scheduled to take effect in less than three weeks. attorney general eric holder suggests the federal government may attack it on a second legal front. >> six months from now, one year from now, we may not look at the impact
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 4:00pm EDT
continuing into virginia. if you're continuing toward maryland, here's the path. connecticut avenue away us from toward silver spring. the good news is the pace turns around through college park but the outer loop will be congested. every which way you look, thing are nastiy. 95 headed southbound. not too bad out of springfield. heavier still down toward newington. no signs of major traffic activity. back to you. >> thanks. and an islamist militant group is claiming responsibility for two terrible bombings in uganda. the explosions ripped through two bars packed with association fans. they were watching the final moment of the world cup on tv. 74 people were killed including an american graduated from the you've of delaware. one of the survivors is a 16-year-old girl from ellicott city. uganda may have been chosen as a target because the company sent peace keepers to somalia to help fight an uprising by groups associated with al qaeda. today marks exactly sick months since the devastating earthquake struck haiti back in january. reconstruction efforts are moving very slowly. some estimates
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
brown, 9 news now. >>> a 16-year-old girl from ellicott, maryland is among those. emily kerstetter was with a group. the group was scheduled to return to the u.s. today. >>> cindy sheehan's bench trial begins today in d.c. superior court. she was among 8 anti war protestors arrested on march 20th after laying coffins at a white house fence. her son was killed in iraq back in 2004. she gained national attention after staging a prolonged demonstration in 2005. outside president george's bush's ranch in texas. >>> it's been a day without water for more than a dozen homes in washington, d.c. a water brake between whittier and van buren is disrupting water service in the area. that break also caused the street to buckle. drivers are being detoured while repairs are being made. >>> and a d.c. fire boat was called to the scene of a brush fire near fletcher's shoreline near georgetown. the fire was contained to a small area. firefighters put the flames out quickly. no one was hurt. >>> we have a commuter aleft on 16th street in northwest d.c. the park service began work today to repair a 3
WTTG
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
cases brought dozens of people to a town hall meeting in frederick, maryland. they want to know if cansers in their families are somehow connected to fort detrick. oneone family suspect there is may be a link to some sort of environmental pollution from the base. >> in my heart i know that this wasn't something, you know, some course over my family. i know it was something put into our water, our air, our soil, you know, anything. we were showering in it, laundering our clothes. >> no one from fort detrick was at the meeting. yesterday the base launched a new website welcome to responsible fort detrick saying it is a trusted steward in preserving the environment. >>> a traffic alert for your morning commute. part of 16th street will be closed for repairs all week. crews are fixing a 96-year-old retaining wall along the edge of meridian hill park. four lanes will remain open but the closure of some lanes is expected to slow traffic. the work runs monday through friday. >>> coming up, we're taking the edge off with the church of the world cup. >>> well, a pretty comfortable day bu
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
certified most accurate by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> stormy afternoon but we needed that rain. >> that's the thing kelly. certainly we saw some lightning damage, earlier, downed trees i'm sure. but we were at such a deficit, even with the rain we've got saturday, we were 2 1/2" behind in most areas. we needed it, we've got it, one day unsettled with showers, and going to change for the better going into mid-week if you like the sunshine. >> most of us do. >> we also want to watch the lawn go from tan to green. >> can't have it all. >> let's look at wet roads in the inner harbor. vic conditions, a lot of storm runoff as well throughout the afternoon, this heavy downpour is creating some briefly flooded roads actually in some of the urban runoff areas. 74 the current temp. that's a beautiful cy effect of a passing round of showers and storms on a july day. earlier we were up close to 90 in most spots, show you those in just a second. but i do want to show you a couple of shots across the area, relatively cloudy and murky out there at the inner harbor, tak
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
to me, it's eun yang -- 75 in washington and 70 degrees in maryland.ffd, virgin manassas. you can see on the radar, rain showers marching into central ohio and eastern kentucky, part of a weather disturbance sliding our direction. there will be a chance for showers late this afternoon. west of the blue ridge and west virginia here in town, our rain chances don't sneak up until about the time the sun goes down. sn sunshine this morning and tomorrow will be the best chance for rain, two different chances, once first thing in the morning and another with the daytime heating later in the day. rain chances will taper on on wednesday. thursday will be the day we all get to complain about with a temperature up near 95 degrees. one day at 95 isn't the same as two days over 100 like last week. >> that is for sure. let's see how we're doing. those of you coming in from the west, interstate 66, no early worries, if you're heading eastbound that looks good all the way out. let's see how we're doing against new york avenue and north capitol street. travel lanes are open. wilson bridge and fine is
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
. it started right here on good morning maryland at 9:00 on friday. incase you missed it, we want to show it to you. take a look at this. [cheering and applause] >> today the extreme makeover home edition build continues at a frantic pace. that's where we find jamie costello who's watching, working very hard. did you roll up your sleeves yet and grab a hammer. >> reporter: look behind me here, this is the home. if uh, they keep it up, this could be finished by tonight. no seriously, there is no way this house can be finished in seven days. it's not just the magic of tv, it's the magic of the volunteers coming together for girls hope. we'll take an old burned outhouse on fleetwood and turn it into a palace to help our community out. we were here with paul jaffey. >> reporter: as construction continues, people are put into place, designs are checked and rechecked. on saturday morning, the foundation was being prepared, now look, just barely 24 hours later and it's beginning to look like a home. >> we bring the three-dimensional boxes in called modules, unwrap the plastic, bring the crane ov
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
including a man from delaware. >> among those injured, a teenager from maryland. john joins us live from our newsroom to tell us about this. >> reporter: somalia's terrorist group which has linked to al qaeda is now claiming responsibility for the bombing that's current spain's world cup triumph into tragedy. this is the aftermath of the blast that went off in the capital city of kampala. one of the bombs was set off here where hundreds gathered for a viewing party for the final game of the world cup. among 74 people dead, nate, a former use of delaware student. the organization invisible children said the 25-year-old was in uganda helping them with aid work. the other blast went off at a nearby ethiopian restaurant. a family friend of emily said the 16-year-old was there having dinner with her church missionary group when the bomb went off. no word on the extent of her injuries but the family friend sa offer can set thor is being medivacked off. >> she was so happy to be there. she didn't want to leave. she extended the trip a week and just had a great time. and unfortunately, it is coming
WTTG
Jul 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >>> disturbing claims from some resident -- residents in the city of maryland and they believe it may be connected. more details off the break. >>> and plus retired horses. holly is live with more with life after the race. >> not necessarily restless but it can be redirection of their efforts. we are live in upper marlboro how a horse can go from the race track ring to other options. we'll show you the details later. >>> but first here is today's trivia question. what percentage of a newly minted dime is silver. take a guess. fox 5 morning news will be back after the break.  >>> three and a half months until election day and one of the matchups for maryland governor remains neck and neck. rasmussen reports released a new poll showing bob ehrlich with a 1 point lead over martin alley. the poll hasser lick with 47% to opalies 46%. they were tied in the survey last month. >>> there are new concerns that a local military base might be linked to cancer cases. some showed up claiming that cancers in their family may be connected to fort detrick. one family believes there is e
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
bank. oldest black owned bank in maryland openeddfor 88 years. >>> governor man tin martin o'my one of the biggest campaign signs in the area being is stored away. -oel d smith is live with the man behind the sign that has it's not only thh sign that has big, joel. >> reporter: that's ight. right heee. it's not up right now because stove colbey the owner of this it's on the back of this pickup truck but noo theekind of atttntion he wants em to se peoe it. today things get a little more serious wwen you'ring about hit the air waves for the fiist governor martin o'malley's commmrrial hits the ir waves and it touts the $5.7 million in cuts on the budget. that's what it talks, but we're here to talk with steve colbey aaout the sign nd 3 point lead for your candidate. whattdo you think?ú >> it's a great year for republicans innthe state of maryland joel. >> reporter: and maybe that is reflecting itt seef in the poll..3 we wiil see when things comeeup. as for you it's reached the federal lew suit level. what took it there instead of you arguing abouttsomething. >> i would have likkd
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
, the medical alarm first sounded in her hagerstown, maryland, office 11 years ago shortly after this country doctor first started prescribe ago new diabetes drug. >> avandia has helped keep my blood sugar down for about a year now. >> the first patient i put on the drug developed severe fluid retention, severe shortness of breath. >> reporter: a review of her files found more than half-- 20 of 33 patients on avandia-- had developed similar symptoms that could lead to heart failure. so dr. money stopped writing new prescriptions and started calling other doctors, expressing concern about what was to become a blockbuster drug. >> from my perspective i was trying to save lives. >> reporter: the drug's manufacturer, glaxosmithkline, didn't see it that way, sending the chief of staff at her hospital this letter stating dr. money was creating unnecessary fear, requesting she stop disseminating what it called unsubstantiated information. >> that was a very upsetting letter to receive from a company and it did intimidate me. >> in my view, avandia is the worst drug safety catastrophe certainly in ou
CBS
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
by search crews from the sheriff's office and maryland national resources -- natural resources. police haven't released his name because they're trying to notify his relatives. he was in his 60's. they do not suspect foul play in his death. >>> still ahead tonight, b.p. crews try to install a new, tighter cap on that gushing oil leak. >>> a state trooper thinks he's following a drunk driver ends up in a high-speed chase with an armed robbery suspect. >>> did you enjoy this day? how could you not? blue skies, low humidity, light winds. absolutely gorgeous. i truly believe it will spill into the first part of your monday. wakeup weather as you get the kids off to day care, summer camp or prepare for your own full day's worth, it should be nice. you shouldn't have the weather to complain about. the seven day outlook comes up. 9 news now continues after this. [ kid 1 ] wanna know some of our favorite things? we love summertime fun! ...wearing our favorite colors... ...and jamming to our favorite bands! ♪ but we love eating totino's the most. we live for fun... ...friends... [ both ] ...and bes
NBC
Jul 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
struggling, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> 8:00 now on a monday morning. it's the 12th day of july, 2010. we got a great crowd here on the plaza. okay. so it's not as big as friday's crowd for lady gaga, maybe about a tenth as big. these are truenthusiastic peopl and we're very happy to have them with us. this is a beautiful morning. i'm matt lauer along with ann curry while meredith is enjoying the time off. we start this morning with a story ouft of the world of entertainment. is mel gibson's career over? >> the question is asked because his talent agency has just recently dumped him after gibson was caught on -- alleged caught on a fro infant laced rant on allegations of domestic violence charges emerging. we'll have the latest perspective on this. >>> on a lighter note, if you had to pick the best place to live in the country? >> it would be a hard choice, but you have to gauge it. what's good for your kids, all those criteria. "money" is out with the list of the best places to live based on everything from jobs to health care to schools. we'l
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 5:00am EDT
the oldest black owned bank in maryland open for 88 years. >>> governor martino pall martie first campaign commercial hiis the air waves today. one the biggesttcampaign signs in the area is beeng stored away. turned into a federal lawsuii. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morningg patrice, we have reporred on thii. we are meeting with the guy who is not hhoing it right now bbcause he is obeying the law.3 hoo does it feel when you know it's ere inntead of out there, -ow does thhttfeel? -ut my sign back up.ú i feellta my free speech rights are being viollted and every day that goes by are one day ess3 -hat i i aa able to have my >> reporter: what are the things that kept you your sign down. ú% my sign as put up 45 days second as that just that my >> reporttr: beeore the3 primary? >> that'' correct, joel, that's correct..3 >> reporter: ttose are on the books and why do yoo think that you can't get around that? >> the 45 day rule was ound to be unconstitutional in 2007 by the court alreadd. i would contend hat the -altimore county was enffocing the law unnonstitutionally >>
FOX
Jul 12, 2010 5:30am EDT
with infoomatiin is asked to caal hagerstown city police.3 a baltimooe of maryland students after a riot back in march. this was the chaotic scene after the victory over duke. the police arrested 10 students charges against six f those video caught police beating some the cass isn't completely over, though, some of thooe students say they're filing llwsuits againss the cops. the fbi is also investigating >>> first mariner bank is unddr pressure tt get more money and it got a little helppon friday. ú%hn mcdaniel agreed exchangeú a million dollars in debt for stock in the company. the bank needs to raise bbeween augusttfirst marinerris under federal scrutiny to raise capital and deal ith bad real %-the bank nine months to raisee its reserves last fall. >>> votees get their first chance to see gooernor martin o'malley first re-election commercial as we hit the -irwavee oday. one voter says at the will be going to court well before he goes to thh courts. joel d smith is live at towson -ith thh bob ehrlich supporter who says his 32-foot campaign %--ederal lawsuit that wiil proe it. good morni
NBC
Jul 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
at quantico. and 72 for clinton, maryland. and leonardtown, up you are 70s. and you are checking in with 71 for west virginia. and tomorrow's forecast, low 70s for your start at 6:00. 10:00, we will be mostly sunny and 83. and tomorrow we will take a stab at 90, and then if you are watching from cumberland, west virginia, western virginia, you could have a few late-day storms. i think inside the beltway things will hold off until tomorrow night, and then tuesday when the heavens are going to be opening up. here are how things look now. we are quiet for the time being. but i am pretty sure we will have two decent days for showers and thunderstorms, and as we think about the probability, we really need it here. no tumble weeds quite through the area yet. but with the rainfall deficit for 2010, here is how the week is unfolding. i think our best chances come tuesday and wednesday. we have a 70% chance, and then a 40% chance over the two days, i think we get 1 inch to 1.5 inches of rain. sunday looks like another shot. that's how you need to plan to wash your car. if you are going to do it tomo
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
's county. most of the heavy activity is up 95 into northeastern maryland and toward philadelphia. but watching this activity down towards charlottesville, this will work its way up 95 and could get in here later tonight. that's why we'll keep it in the forecast. back to the computer. wool talk about satellite picture, radar combined, look at the storms that went through. most of which are east or north of us but this are a couple of more disturbances that have to move through so we're not out of the woods just yet. here is our 9 future cast, by tonight most showers pushed into baltimore county and more showers by early in the morning so that's the good news. if you didn't get the showers with this last round, you have a chance tonight and you have a chance again tomorrow as we go through the day. we'll have some sun tomorrow but still showers and storms are possible. tomorrow morning mostly cloudy. showers or thunderstorms. 70s and 80s. and by afternoon some sun returns. partly sunny and warm, with showers and maybe a thunderstorm. high temperatures around 85. we'll take that. mi
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
with a normal lead. maryland the traffic, to 70 has been a glorious to get down to the lane divide with a brief delay. the beltway between 95 maryland and the american legion bridge is running at speed. >>> 75 degrees now at reagan national airport but mainly in the 60's outside the beltway. notice the showers moving into west virginia. they should be pushed east as early as lunchtime. anticipate some scattered showers across the region and it should be off and on into the afternoon. 90 degrees will be the high temperature today. we will have increasing clouds and the best chance of rain is later tonight and into tomorrow. it will be 87 degrees but warming to the mid-90's by thursday. >> we will be right back. garage cleaning runs on dunkin'. america runs on dunkin'. with our delicious iced coffees. there's a refreshing flavor for everyone. get yours today. america runs on dunkin'. affect wheat output in the u.s., the shipping industry in norway, and the rubber industry in south america? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason over 75% o
CNN
Jul 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. our congressional correspondent is here. you went to that district on the eastern shore of maryland? >> yeah. this is maryland a 's first congressional district, republican leaning but the democrat frank kratovil won in 2008. he'll likely face a familiar opponent in republican andy harris. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: what a difference a year and a half makes. but will it make a difference here? this is one of the most competitive congressional races in the country and republicans say if they're going to pick up the seats they need to take back control of the house of representatives, they must win here. in 2008 democrat frank kratovil beat republican andy harris, a state senator. but just barely, by less than 1% of the vote. and 2010 looks like a rematch. this is a time when politically it's pretty difficult to be a democrat. >> it is but, you know, this has always been kind of a middle of the road district. >> reporter: that's why kratovil talking here with local manufacturers is emphasizing his independence. >> we have to
WTTG
Jul 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. cancer claims from hundreds of people living near fort detrick in frederick, maryland. many have been diagnosed with the disease and believe in fact there is a connection. but is there any evidence? roz plater takes a closer look. >> reporter: two years ago this 30-year-old mom found out she had an aggressive form of brain cans gler six months -- cancer. >> six months later she died in my arms. you don't expect to bury your children. >> reporter: then her sister was diagnosed with two benign ovarian tumors and now her mother has an aggressive form of kidney cancer. they suspect the illnesses may be connected to possible contaminants from the fort detrick army base. they live less than a mile away. >> in my heart i know that this wasn't something, you know, some curse over my family. i know that it was something put into our water, our air, our soil, anything. we were showering in it, laundering our clothes. >> that's what this is all about, fighting for -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: they have started the fighting for frederick campaign at this town hall meeting there were dozens of ot
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
run double off of wilson. the orioles win this 4-1. >>> stay with wjz-13, maryland's news station. complete news, weather and traffic still ahead. and why are hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil still spewing in the gulf. also, the latest on the terror bombings in you began a. stay with us. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, look at you. body rested. stress gone. mind sharp. because unisom gave you deep restful sleep all night. morning early birds. unisom. good night. good morning.
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